Since then - intermittent with her work as a Television Actress, Ursula has guest lectured at The Royal Shakespeare Company, Salford University, St Martin's College, Edge Hill College, UCLAN, Blackpool and the Fylde College, Thomas Whitham Sixth Form College and Calderdale College.
For eight years she was also a LAMDA tutor of Singing, Speech and Drama in the Borough of Blackburn with Darwen. In 2007, Ursula underwent teacher training at Unity College, Burnley as part of the Lancashire Consortium Graduate Teacher Programme and attained full QTS.
She once played Jack's mum in the Queen's Nose.
- Nominated - National Television Awards 2006 - Most Popular Actress For Emmerdale (Shortlisted) (Won By Billie Piper For Doctor Who)
- Nominated - British Soap Awards 2006 - Best Dramatic Performance For Emmerdale (Shortlisted) (Won By Bradley Walsh For Coronation Street)
- Won - TV Quick Awards 2006 - Best Soap Actress For Emmerdale